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Veerendra Kumar Mathur

Veerendra Kumar Mathur, Indian physicist, researcher, project manager. Achievements include patents for ceramic arc-discharge source for an ion implanter (India), for method of laser discrimination using simulated luminescence, for laser detection and discrimination system, for real-time infra-red imaging using a graded band gap semiconductor. Recipient award of merit Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer, 1991.


Mathur, Veerendra Kumar was born on July 11, 1935 in Jobner Road, Rajasthan, India. Came to the United States, 1979. Son of Niranjan Lal and Sarla (Rani) Mathur.


Master of Science, Agra (India) University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Saugor University, Sagar, India, 1963.


Lecturer S.B.R. College, Bilaspur, India, 1955-1959. Assistant professor Saugor University, 1959-1963. From assistant professor to associate professor Kurukshetra (India) University, 1963-1982.

Commonwealth research fellow Heriot-Watt U./AERE, Edinburgh and Harwell, England, 1975-1976. Research associate University Maryland, College Park, 1979-1982. Project engineer Bendix Field Engineering, Laurel, Maryland, 1982.

Senior research physicist, research physicist Naval Surface Warfare Center, Silver Spring, since 1982. Sessional chairman National Symposium on Thermoluminescence, Kalpakkam, Madras, India, 1975. Sessional co-chairman 10th International Conference on Solid State Dosimetry, Washington, 1992.


Board of directors Ardmore Enterprises for Handicapped, Mitchelville, Maryland., 1986-1995. Member Indian Physics Association (vice chairman Kurukshetra, 1975-1976), Optical Society American.


Married Sushma Mathur, December 9, 1961. Children: Himanshu, Sudhanshu.